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    Derek Jeter Do you know who got named the captain of the Yankees in 2003, with 260 home runs and 3,465 hit in his career? Well his name is Derek Sanderson Jeter. He has been the star of the Yankees since 1992 when he started. The greatest shortstop that has ever stepped foot on the Yankees field. Derek Jeter was born to his parents Dorothy Jeter (nee Connors) who was a german and Irish descent and, worked as an accountant. Sanderson Charles Jeter was and african american, has a Ph.D. and was a substance abuse counselor. They had Derek Jeter at Pequannock Township, N.J., on June 26, 1974 in New Jersey. He also has a younger sister named Sharlee Jeter. Who was his only younger sister. When Derek Jeter was in high school at Kalamazoo Central High School in Michigan and he was good enough…

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    inspires generations, performs under pressure, or how he or she may transform a class of people, Derek Jeter would still be considered a cultural…

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    “There may be people that have more talent than you,But there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you” was the famous quote from Derek Jeter. Which took place when he hit a home run in the World Series to win the game to earn the nickname “Mr.November”.This is why Derek Jeter is the most influential person ever. Derek Jeter is the most influential person, What are Derek Jeter’s most important accomplishments? Stated by “Young Hollywood September 2014” He was Rookie of the…

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    Jeopardy, I hate to lose" (Derek Jeter). One of the best baseball players that have ever played the game, said that quote to his fellow teammates and competitors to show them that he wanted to win. Derek Jeter, also known as “The Captain” or “Mr. November” is arguably one of the greatest players baseball has ever seen. He played 20 seasons with the New York Yankees and won 5 World Series rings. The way he carried himself, on and off the field is why he has been a role model for so many kids…

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    Derek Jeter's History and Influence on Baseball There it was, Derek Jeter's final at bat. The crowd was roaring, the score was five to five after the Yankees scored three runs against the Baltimore Orioles. David Robertson (The pitcher) was nervous to give up a run. The pitch came, and Jeter hit it to right field for a walk off single, scoring the winning run to end the game! This hit will forever be known not only by Yankee lovers, but Jeter lovers as well. It almost happened like a Disney…

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    9/11: A Changing Era

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    A Changing Era “The secret of change is to focus your energy, not of fighting the old, but on building the new” (Socrates). During the years of 1970 to present Americans experienced both devastating falls and great rises. For example, the Watergate scandal caused many Americans to question the government of the US. In addition, Americans emerged from the Cold War as a powerful country. Also Sally Ride became the first woman in space, opening many opportunities for other women to do great…

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    the first time. 10. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 12/15 (dystopian) This book is an interesting book about a girl named Katniss and her family being in the time of the games and the she has to volunteer for her sister to save her, luckily she wins . 11. The Scorch Trials by James Dashner 1/16 (dystopian) This book was about a boy named Thomas who escaped one of many mazes and thought something was wrong with the place he was and he was right, he had to run away with others to the red…

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    Derek Jeter Role Model

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    Derek Jeter Derek Jeter, one of the greatest captions or even baseball players of all time. He has set so many MLB records. They were mostly set by Babe Ruth if that tells you something about Derek Jeter. He was also a great man off the field never got in trouble for illegal drugs. This is one of many of my role models. What makes Derek Jeter devoted is he had have five times that his team that he lead won the World Series. He has also lead the Yankees in hits, doubles, games played,…

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    things together. When spring rolled around each year during my seventh, eighth, and ninth grade years, I signed up to play on the modified softball team. While playing modified softball I got the chance to play many positions, but I found myself consistently pitching or playing shortstop. During those years I found that I enjoyed playing shortstop and that pitching was not really my thing. Even though I really wasn’t that bad, I did not like feeling as if my teammates were depending on me and…

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    Derek Jeter Ishii Shun There are many people who play sport in the world. Some people play soccer, and some people play baseball and some people play basketball. There are many people who are very good at playing sport. Many very good baseball players have come from American, for example, Derek Jeter and Miguel Cabrera and Babe Ruth. These people show me special play and fine play, However, one man is very special for me. My American idol is Derek Jeter. He is a baseball player in New York…

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